Google Drive folder selection for scanning
All my music files (mainly FLAC & MP3) are in one music library folder in my Google Drive. In principle, I would like to only have those files in my music collection showing up in CloudPlayer.
Here and there people share music files or folders containing music files with me. If it is in a folder, I know I can ban the folder. But if it is a single file, I do not have this option. I think it would be great to have a switch to categorically exclude shared files form being included in CloudPlayer.
Also, for a few days I'm now member of a Google Team Drive. There are also some music files which I do not want to show up in CloudPlayer. A setting to exclude the Google Team Drive would be great.
Or formulated in another way: Wouldn't it be better if one could specify the folder that should be scanned by CloudPlayer? A white list instead of a black list. I think, I've once read (probably on the old Google+ page) that his is not possible due to API limitations. Is that really so?
Thanks for the feedback. We appreciate it.
Selective folder scanning has been requested by other users so it's something that we want to look into for the future roadmap.
Feedback like yours helps us to prioritize our future development plans. I've sent your comments on to our product manager.
Just another quick point: It would be great to have at least a top level folder for "Shared with me" & Team Drives so that one can deselect those in a straight forward way. At the moment it looks like that files in Team Drives are not grouped in folders and it is a nightmare to deselect each individual file from being included in CloudPlayer.1
I just bought Cloudplayer, was also surprised that it scans my whole Google Drive. I have 600 GB of files that does not need to be scanned and a testfolder of 9 GB with mp3. After a few hours it still did not find that folder, just keeps on searching the wrong folders.
I read that Onedrive is faster so I resetted the app and test that instead. Problem is that I have 1 TB Onedrive en 2TB Google Drive and I need more than 1TB for all my musicfiles. I converted my whole tapecollection for the family to enjoy, I hope I can introduce them to your app as soon as possible.
In short, yes, I also am also interested in choosing wich folders need to be scanned.
Seems like an obvious thing but I am no programmer, maybe it is difficult to program.
In any case, thanks for creating this app, I was hoping something like this would exist and I believe this is it :-) !1
I just started using Cloudplayer, and this missing feature is bemusing. Why on earth do you need to scan my 1.5tb Dropbox? I could point you to the particular subfolder very easily. It's a huge waste of time and resources. I can only guess that there's some data collection nonsense going on here. What possible other reason could there be to force scan EVERYTHING?0
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